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CNBC
Nov 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
traffic growth up by 5% in the americas as well as 5% globally. very interesting to see there. >> points out margins on an operating basis different than a apple retail stores which is mind blowing. the jobs number, of course, coming in better than expected. nonfarm up 170,000. alan krueger on president's council of economic advisers. good to have you. welcome back. >> good morning, carl. >> walk me through what you think is most important, because people have had a hard time finding any flaws in the report given the revision -- the successes and failures as far as you see it? >> you know, carl, every month when i get this information i try to take a step back and look at it in the context of other information that's coming in and i think we see a picture of an economy that's healing, that's recovering from the deep problems that were created from the recession back in 2008 and the problems that frankly were building up for years before that. in today's report, we see that over the last year we've added 2.1 million. before that 1.9 million. the unemployment rate is down a full percentage
CNBC
Nov 7, 2012 9:00am EST
's obviously contributed. the rates are down any way. i just think that if you bought bank of america because you thought romney was going to win and that was your reason to buy bank of america, if you own bank of america because you think there's a solving of housing situation, why would you sell it? i would use that as the extreme example. bank of america was perceived to be the bank that benefits the most. >> we have removed some uncertainty. if romney won but democrats had retained control of the senate, for example, there would be great uncertainty as to whether the affordable care act would be overturned or whether dodd-frank would be overturned. now we know they are going to stay law. that's it. it's over and done with that debate. you can make a decision one way or the other based on groups most affected by those laws which are coming into effect really in 2013 in their fullest way. positive or negative. >> we didn't know this time yesterday whether we would have hanging chad. i am old enough to say i covered the 1976 election. i had a headline that i wrote that says mississippi puts
CNBC
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am EST
cliff. which still is beyond many people in america. >> most of the people rushing the store may be aware of it in some way but they probably are not in the weeds on it. >> i would have liked to ask the 23 year olds, look, are you going to stop spending or cut back because of the fiscal cliff. i'm out there enough already. i can't even go to that level of being out there. >> you can't? >> no, i can't. i can't. i'm a fixture at every mall in the country. this mall of america there was a guy. mike didn't work initially. you handled that so well. the mike didn't work initially for mall of america. >> i threw to him on friday. while you're shopping you still managed to watch us. amazing. >> and miss you? it was just like you didn't skip a beat. like you had actually been to a mall. >> you knew i had never been to a mall. >> i know you have been to a mall. >> what mall? >> time warner center is that a mall? >> that counts as a mall. >> i've been in there. there's a j. crew there. >> yes. yes, there is. i think whole foods also had a big week. >> i do shopping for the night before i he
CNBC
Nov 23, 2012 9:00am EST
. >>> what's black friday traffic like at the giant mall of america in minnesota? we'll take you there for a live report. let's take another look at futures as we set up as david mentioned for this holiday shortened trading session. we are looking at a higher open across the board. lots more "squawk on the street" straight ahead. >>> >>> apple is offering deals online and at retail stores right now. if you have your eye on the most recent ipad, you can get it for a savings of $41. for ipad two, you can get one for $368, and for mac book pro you can have a savings of $191. not too bad. tempting. >> i have mine. it's a few generations ago. i did notice that barclays purchased 8,500 for employees as we watch this device really become central in the enterprise. something we have seen over the last few years. many people didn't expect it originally with what was consumer devices from apple. it has the iphone of course. we watched our own be replaced. and of course the ipad as well now. >> i have submitted it also. i have given up. >> tablets -- i saw that walmart is offering a $59 tab
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am EST
in 2011. it creates the largest private label food company in north america. this is a big deal. >> yes, it is. it's big in size in terms of what we've seen in this market. look how excited he is. and they finally got it done. it's been one as you pointed out that was around in 2011. they couldn't get it done. that is conagra. they walked away. ralcorp stock price fell dramatically. they split the post cereal division from ralcorp. the two trade separately. so you did have a company here that perhaps became a little more -- i wouldn't say vulnerable. not as if they were committed to selling. the board composition changed. you have had activist shareholder get on there. that was very quick. october 2nd. they filed a deed not long before that. this board from what i hear and the management said, all right, let's try and get something done with conagra. the last month they've been able to do that. the price perhaps came down a bit. the ask came down a bit to get a deal done at the $90 a share level. >> i think it's important to point out that conagra is up in premarket trading. >> guidance
CNBC
Nov 13, 2012 9:00am EST
to the ceo in a few moments. and over at the nasdaq, mutual of america foundation recognizing nonprofits that facilitated partnerships with community leaders. looking at other movers today. yahoo! will make news today launching more g-mail like e-mail service next month. one of the first big things that marissa mayer has on her agenda. >> i continue to be a believer that the culture she comes from, google, will really help. yahoo! lost its relevance and google is still very relevant. >> this is a stock up 7% for this year. a multiyear high on yahoo!. that's been an interesting take on this one-year chart. >> there's steve ballmer. question is leadership. yahoo! passed up microsoft. there's so many things that happened behind the scenes in tech that i find to be wrong. why did yahoo! pass on that? why did yahoo! fall behind? the revolution of tech -- you understand why warren benefuffe stayed away from tech. you talk about who is buying a pc. they sell many more each year and then they kind of stop. >> it's very, very difficult to reengineer technology company. certainly when you think ab
CNBC
Nov 6, 2012 9:00am EST
on our america's cost of business ranking this year. third in the nation for job creation. ted strickland voted out in the republican sweep in 2010 says kasich is taking more credit than he deserves. >> i think if you go back and look at the very recent history in ohio, what's happened with our economy, you can see that ohio's economy started to turn around in 2010. that's before the current governor took office. >> so who is right? in a sense they all are. this state's economy doesn't necessarily fit into either campaign's narrative. >> we of course both make things. but also we make things for each other. so there are export and import dynamics. >> in fact one of the things that may be benefiting the state's economy is something that's not that glamorous at all which is appreciation of chinese currency which makes the state more competitive and to be confused even more, the latest nbc "wall street journal" poll for ohio shows the president opening up a lead among likely voters 51% to 46%. polls show the race tighter. when asked if it's headed in the right direction in that survey, the w
CNBC
Nov 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
in north america. the man, he's now going to be in charge of lincoln. they're talking about a tremendous decline. they're talking about this cold war between japan and china. gm had a good quarter too. gm is behind them in terms of this raushlization. obviously europe is just a disastrous report. latin america pretty good, asia had a swing. the most important thing is that he cannot leave until he gets through the problem. >> is it not good or bad that mallalay stays? so i'm good would it have been a bigger picture in europe of european ford if steel took over before rather than later. >> my feeling has always been you own the fords of the world is that they have always had huge cash awards. >> the announcement is out, they have promoted a number, a series of people. joe henriks, president of the americas, even know dell, most, a number of different things including the promotion of fields. >> asia, africa is the rangernd a the ranger is selling very well. >> it's a big story, you got it here first. >> all right, a lot of people did. of course not the only story out this morning. if you
CNBC
Nov 16, 2012 9:00am EST
of america is at the nasdaq. right now apple looks to open lower initially. at&t is beginning to sell the new ipad mini and the ipad 4. we could see some numbers. >> it's always fun to see all of the new ipad applications. there's a terrific article in "usa today" talk about how shoppers use it. they give you coupons. nice company where they are trying to interact with the people. they help retailers interact with people in the store and give you coupons. this is again another growth business. >> paypal very involved in that. the ceo has talked a lot about that. the ability of merchant to know who is in the store at any given moment. >> one day we'll look back and say why are they putting inserts -- one of the worst jobs i had in my career was putting inserts into the sunday papers. >> i've done that too. i've done that too. i used to assemble "the new york times" when my parents owned a drugstore when i was growing up. my sister and i would assemble the "times" and put it in the news section the next morning. >> that was valuable thing. money saving coupons. >> exactly. >> money saving coupo
CNBC
Nov 8, 2012 9:00am EST
and buybacks and every time they buy back shares, the intangible book value goes up. and bank of america was one of those stocks hit very, very hard within the financial sector in yesterday's selloff. down 7%. that was the steep decline. this call this morning, very bullish. $18 a share by 2015. >> i know. wow. >> 18 bucks. when's the last time it was $18? >> 2000. >> 2007. i don't know. >> i think it was -- went up there in 2010 before it slid down and senator-elect warren is an important figure in terms of getting headlines. she is compelling. she is able to make a lot of noise but she doesn't i think in the end control regulatory regime and put in place. she's just able to back and very effective barber by the way. >> right. >> if that dynamic changes then banks have to recompute, right? right now she is a figurehead of sorts. >> yesterday isn't that the recomputation of the banks? warren was voted in and a sentiment there needs to be or a desire for increased regulation of banlgs and not dodd-frank but elizabeth warren elected to the senate. >> she is a wild card. i was bashing her r
CNBC
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am EST
feel a stance. people who feel they are able to teach america a lesson to go over the cliff. the cliff jumpers feel very strongly that they are doing the right thing. while i favor the first amendment, i think it's an important way to be able to discuss things. i cannot -- there's a discussion that says it's great if we jump at of fiscal cliff with the data of what happens so there are people that support jumping off the fiscal cliff as a way to teach america a lesson. >> there will be people that will discuss it every day and people in this markets are focused on it. it's a negotiation. as such even though it will take place in the public realm to a certain extent, we're going to just have to wait. there are those -- i think wall street in some ways seems to be more positive perhaps than the broader populous about the possibility of a deal. it does make sense that a deal will take place. we know that debt levels are unsustainable when you look into the future. we also know that we have a tax regime that needs to be fixed. we know that we're spending too much. we know a lot of those th
CNBC
Nov 28, 2012 9:00am EST
america and washington. >> reporter: good morning. this place is crawling with ceos this morning. i talked to one ceo as he was walking into the build this morning. he said he hasn't seen a collection of executive firepower in washington like this since the 1980s in the battle over reagan era tax reform. that's how long since we've seen this many ceos gathered up here all working hallways talking to members of both parties, republicans and democrats today. they have broken up into six different groups. we talked to some of the ceos this morning and they said that the word of the day from their perspective is compromise. >> we are a vast diverse democracy and the only way democracy works is through compromise at the end of the day. i know it no other way. i think compromise means both parties working together. >> reporter: we'll see a photo-op later this morning and then we'll see members of congress meeting with the ceos. then from here on capitol hill they're going to go down pennsylvania avenue and go to the white house later this afternoon where they will do the same thing all over agai
CNBC
Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
america. >> nat gas prices remain low. that's bad for the nat gas industry. could it lower costs so much that it spurs a boom in manufacturing once again and you have a renaissance in another way in terms of lowering the cost of businesses across the board and not just from nat gas industry. >> if i heard union pacific ordering the engines, you would get union pacific that are the largest diesel consumers. diesel you import oil. the trucks use a quarter of our imported oil. the pickens plan is clear about this. boone pickens will tell you it ain't happening. >> until they make it a true surface fuel, it ain't happening. >> the president says all postal vehicles by 2016 must run on natural gas. he has an executive order out there which allows him to dictate alternative fuels. this company is committeded et ethanol and to batteries. ethanol and batteries will be the most important because we're anti-carbon. president is anti-carbon. you can talk about natural gas. this is battery driven economy. it's battery driven. that's what they want. >> when we come back, is there any relief coming f
CNBC
Nov 19, 2012 9:00am EST
for apple. shares are rising premarket after rising slightly from friday. bank of america reiterated the buy rating on apple but lowered the price target. and the bullish outlook on the stock saying that the valuation remains compelling trading 6.6 times earnings ex-cash. you can't deny that. the sentiment has been curious. they also say that the sell-off has been insanely insane. >> anyone who has a big gain on apple may not be up as much now. we have 20% decline. it's a remarkable opportunity to be able to take a capital gain without having to worry about where the rates are going to be. a bounce at 505 and 506 and nice reversal. you have that intraday reversal that's what bulls have been waiting to to see if people have been washed out. i believe earnings will be good. i think as far as i can tell -- >> you would say two bad quarters? >> two missed quarters versus expectations. >> some say three. >> how much of this is just a source of funds, you know? it's widely owned. >> have you met anyone that doesn't own it? >> yes, i have. >> really? >> they should rise above. i think it's very imp
CNBC
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am EST
? >> they have double the number of stores in america. i would think they need every penny. they do have a tremendous cash flow. costco, tremendous cash flow. this is an interesting offset. i know "wall street journal" -- you take the editorial and listening to rick santelli. i come back to the bizarre action of the stock market yesterday. i think to me it seemed like they got further apart. the president comes in with a hard line. that was not a soft line proposal. and yet the market went up. what the heck? >> why? why is that happening? why are futures up today? >> i default to some of what i regard as mechanics of the market. end of the month. maybe people are doing buying. we've all seen these lists of companies that do special dividends. do you want to miss a special dividend with one of these terrific companies? everyone is playing the parlor game but it's paying off. >> the question is what happens to the stocks once the dividend is paid off? once that shareholder record date has been reached, what happens to the stock? that's where it gets dicey when that date is prior to the dea
CNBC
Nov 12, 2012 9:00am EST
's the heartbeat of america. you are the heartbeat of america here. the economic heartbeat. >> major general, thank you for your service as well. >> sergeant johns, great american. >> enjoy the day. >> thanks. >> melissa, over to you. >> thanks, carl. up next, look out saudi arabia, a new report says the united states will become the world's top oil producer. could the prediction come true? we have a top oil analyst to weigh in. apple is taking competitors to task over its patents but today apple calls a truce with another smartphone maker. we'll be right back. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! having you ship my gifts couldn't be easier. well, having a ton of locations doesn't hurt. and my daughter loves the santa. oh, ah sir. that is a customer. let's not tell mom. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. fedex office. >> what i'
CNBC
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
of the due diligence done and advise given on the acquisition. bank of america. jpmorgan. barclays. basically, anybody in the business of getting mergers and acquisition advice got a piece of this pie. additionally, there was a lot of focus on autonomy. let's not forget the fact there was a charge related to another acquisition and remember, too, this is a company that has spent $38 billion, $38 billion on m and a, twice the market cap right now. over the last several years and it's very simple here. we know that nine out of ten deals don't make sense. we know the numbers point out, but only one and ten m and a over the long-term has value. you watched meg whitman here yesterday. i don't know if you caught mike lynch. fantastic interview. this is what i do know. until investors start making board of directors members accountable, you can no longer, you've heard me say this before. this is what i think today. the board of directors and being on a board of directors is not able going to the meetings once a quarter, attending the golf outings, going out to the social functions. it has to do with
CNBC
Nov 29, 2012 9:00am EST
is playing muse six in honor of this bank, which is being called america's most exciting bank. >> that's what they call themselves. and maybe that's why they have this music, because it's actually quite loud. >> let's see if they start dancing the executives. >> the race is on to see which bank is the most exciting in this country. >> a new trend here. >> in the meantime, here's the opening bell for a thursday morning. again brook shire -- nasdaq to the nyc and over at the daz damage, fran drescher, star of the sitcom, a great comedian. still responding to the news in the world of social media, whether it's living social and some reported layoffs or what andrew mason said about his tenure at groupon. >> to fire himself, he's not ready to fire himself. >> that was the first step i thought on the right path. i mean he just needs to go one step further, a la mark zuckerberg and go on a conference call and be humble. >> apple today up 8, i still think david boeing is the most influential tech writer of all time. and the apple miniis going to end up being a huge success. >> i felt -- it's interest
CNBC
Nov 9, 2012 9:00am EST
, we're going to thank him for his work. america didn't. i think he's a miracle worker. i'm going to ask him about sandy. how are the losses of sandy? initially he said things aren't that bad. and about the resurrection of a company that had been left for dead, done by this man, and i think he's a hero of our country. >> army lieutenant in the vietnam war. >> korean. i think he deserves and commands respect. we'll give it to him. and we also have the west point investment club. >> i can't wait for that. let's get to rick and get sentiment numbers. >> holy cow! 84.9. 84.9! why a holy cow? because 82.6, the last look we had was the highest since of fall of '07. 84.9 pushes the envelope to -- going back to july of '07 when it was 90.4. but, caution, asterisk. this is a preliminary november read. all the historical comps i'm talking about are the final reads. it doesn't diminish the fact this is powerful. is this reflecting anxieties, post-election on the fiscal cliff? probably not. anybody who doesn't think there's anxieties there, just pull out your s&p chart. we still have wholesal
CNBC
Nov 15, 2012 9:00am EST
-worker. >> executives are getting fired, that's not been the case in corporate america in a long time. >> mcdonald's, whatever it is, whether it's a retirement or a forced retirement, the bottom line is that the sales have not been meeting expectations. that followed the disappointment in earnings that we had seen. i mean this is a company that can be uviewed as being under duress right now. >> it doesn't have, if you go over the cliff at 3% yield plus doesn't really defend it. the one thing that i would point out that those who go to mcdonald's regularly are a bit shocked because they're running big promotions. the old days they had a promotion you went to the store. now you go to the store and you say, i should have come here before. >> especially when your ad budget begins with a b, as in billions. >> yes. >> europe's double dip, the euro zone now officially in recession again. what does that mean for investors here in the u.s. then later on, lieutenant governor gavin knnewsom. we'll see what happens when we open in just about 5 -- 15 minutes. >>> it's not just the fiscal cliff that europ
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